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Trillium's JC and Esther Tetreault in the barreling mezzanine of the Canton brewery
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Trillium Responds to Pay-Cut Backlash with New Worker Policies

Trillium Brewing Company took a public-relations cue from another retail giant and has raised some of its workers’ minimum wage to $15. The move is […]

The taproom at Mighty Squirrel brewery in Waltham
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First Look at Mighty Squirrel Brewery and Taproom in Waltham

Beer fans are going to want to get moving: Mighty Squirrel is almost ready to open its first-ever taproom. Located near ample green space and […]

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Five Seasonal Beers (and Cider) to Add to Your Holiday Table

Thanksgiving dinner is only the beginning—by the time the clock strikes 2019, we imagine you’ll have had dozens of opportunities to savor a seasonal drink […]

Jack's Abby cofounders Eric, Sam and Jack Hendler
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Jack’s Abby and Springdale Are Taking Over a North Station Bar

Give yourself extra time to catch your train this winter: Track Zero Taproom, from breweries Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers and Springdale Barrel Room, opens later […]

Lord Hobo finally has a place for people to hang out at its Woburn headquarters
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Lord Hobo Beer Hall Opened This Weekend in Woburn

Just in time for the weekend, Woburn has a brand new beer bar from a team of craft beer pros. The Lord Hobo Beer Hall—aka […]

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Five New Boston Breweries to Keep an Eye On in 2018

Massachusetts is home to upwards of 150 craft breweries and counting. As much as we love trying new beer styles, and traveling to check out […]

L.L. Bean 2018 beer collaboration promo video
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Five Maine Breweries Are Releasing L.L. Bean Beers This Fall

To coincide with this season’s forthcoming line of “small batch” Bean Boots, iconic Maine retailer L.L.Bean has teamed up with a handful of local breweries […]

Brewer's Fork
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Ask the Editor: A Good Restaurant for Fun and Beer-Loving Relatives?

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: Where should I take my aunt and […]

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Drink This Now: Full-Strength Beers by Session Specialists Notch

Planning to notch a few pints this Oktoberfest season? You could head to Salem, where Notch Brewing is finally flexing its skills with full-strength beer: a […]

Six best fall beers from Massachusetts breweries
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Six Best Massachusetts Fall Beers, Ranked

Green leaves are starting to show pops of red and gold, the temperatures are finally dipping below 60 degrees at night, and certain pumpkin beers […]

Trillium's JC and Esther Tetreault in the barreling mezzanine of the Canton brewery
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Trillium Farm and Brewery in Connecticut Is Officially Happening

Before we’ve even glimpsed inside the Trillium Brewing Co. restaurant opening soon in Fort Point, the growing beer company has given us something else to […]

Kevin Youkilis was shopping at Craft Beer Cellar Fenway
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Kevin Youkilis Is In Boston to Launch His Beer Here This Week

Since he left the Boston Red Sox as a lovable infielder during the 2012 season, Kevin Youkilis has gotten into the beer industry. He and […]

The Castle Island beer garden at Constitution Wharf overlooks Boston Harbor and the skyline
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Castle Island Is Opening a Beer Garden on the Charlestown Waterfront

As the final full month of summer kicks into gear, so too does Boston’s beer garden scene. Joining the likes of Trillium, Notch, Lamplighter, and […]

Dorchester Brewing Co. entrance
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Beer Partnerships, Keytar Bear, and a Rooftop Beer Hall: Dorchester Brewing Co. at Two Years

A few years ago, Matt Malloy was really starting to get annoyed that he had to travel to Cambridge or Somerville in order to try […]

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Night Shift Is Opening Two Charles River Beer Gardens

UPDATE, Monday, August 13, 6 p.m.: The Owl’s Nest beer garden at Herter Park opens Saturday, Aug. 18, at noon. Night Shift has been slinging drinks along […]